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Scratch Resistant Glass Market By Application (Smartphones, Tablets, LCD/LED, Automotive) - Growth, Future Prospects & Competitive Analysis, 2018 - 2026

Published: Apr 2018 | Report Code: 59091-04-18

Industry Outlook

Scratch resistant glass market is expected to reach US$ 7,989.0 Mn by 2026 with 7.9% CAGR during the forecast period from 2018 to 2026, owing to high demand from the consumer electronics industry. Use of scratch resistant glass offers improved drop performance, high-retained strength after use, high resistance to scratch & sharp contact damage, and superior surface quality. Scratch resistant glass finds its uses mainly in display applications that includes smartphones, tablets, LCD/LED, automotive (automotive electronics, interiors windows, windshields, and sunroofs), and others (interior architecture and commercial industry, etc.). Scratch resistant glass market is highly consolidated market with few major players such as Guardian Industries (U.S.), Asahi Glass (Japan), Saint-Gobain (France), Nippon Electric Glass (Japan), Corning Incorporated (U.S.), and Schott AG (Germany) accounts for approximately 70% of the total market revenue. Although, the prominent manufacturers of glass are headquartered in North America and Europe, Asia-Pacific being the major hub for automotive and electronics which are largest consumer of scratch resistant glass, dominated the market by consumption in 2017. Factors such as increasing popularity of smart wearable electronics coupled with superior performance of scratch resistant glass products such as Gorilla glass and Dragontrail driving the overall growth for scratch resistant glass. Moreover, use of scratch resistant glass in automotive application opens up a new opportunity to tap the automotive glass market. These glasses are used by leading consumer electronics OEM brands in their products such as Samsung, Acer, Sony, Apple, etc. Asia-Pacific led the scratch resistant glass market in 2017 and also poised to emerge as the fastest growing region between 2018 and 2026. China, Japan, and India are major markets owing to the rising demand for scratch-resistant glass from the smartphones & tablets application. Further, increasing base of smartphone users and many OEM manufacturers (end-users) based in these countries propelling the growth of the market in this region.

Market Synopsis

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LCD/LED Segment to dominate the Scratch Resistant Glass Application Market

Currently, LCD/LED is the largest market by value and volume, and expected to retain its prominence with significant CAGR throughout the forecast period. Owing to its high durability and strength, there is a high demand for scratch resistant glass from LED screens and lighting industry. Recently, Samsung (OEM manufacturers) joined hands with Corning Incorporated to develop Gorilla Glass Tough OLED. Smartphones projected to be the fastest growing application market for scratch resistant glass with CAGR of 8.2% throughout the forecast period. Substantial increase in the shipments and sales of smartphones coupled with increasing adoption of advanced technology by smartphone manufacturers’ act as major drivers for market growth. In addition, high demand for smartphones from the developing economies owing to rising disposable income and changing lifestyles is another factor contributing to the growth in demand for scratch resistant glass from smartphones industry. Assuming the current scenario to remain constant or change with minimal impact, Credence research team foresees smartphones to be the fastest growing application in years to come.

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Asia Pacific to record fastest growth during the forecast period

Asia-Pacific with huge manufacturing base of OEM manufacturers stands distinctly with majority of the market share followed by North America and Europe. Asia-Pacific is also identified as the fastest growing market by volume with the CAGR of 8.4% between 2018 and 2026. This growth can be attributed to high economic growth, heavy investments in automotive and consumer electronics industries, growing industrialization, and rise in the manufacturing sector of this region. Further, rising population and their disposable income, growing end-use industries, and demand for premium electronics have led to innovation and developments in these industries, making Asia-Pacific a strong application market hub, globally. North America is the second largest market by value with the share of 28% approximately in 2017. High demand for scratch resistant glass from the manufacturing of sustainable lighting solutions and connected devices under the Internet of things (IoT) product owing to high strength, safety, anti-breakage, and anti-scratch properties mainly attributes to the dominance of North America market.

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US$ 200 million in funding, Corning Incorporated is one of the promising players in the scratch resistant glass market

Corning is one of the largest manufacturer of scratch resistant glass and has made 552 million square feet of scratch resistant glass for iPhones and iPads till date. Corning’s flagship product Gorilla glass enjoys the lions share in the market, approximately 900 million square feet of gorilla glass is consumed by global electronics industry. Sale of Gorilla glass accounts for 10%-15% of the Corning’s total revenue. There are several other products in the market such as Dragontrail (Asahi Glass), Dinorex (Nippon Electric Glass), DiamondGuard (Guardian Industries), etc. Funding of US$ 200 million from Apple Inc. in 2017, for manufacturing of scratch resistant glass for Apple’s product will make Gorilla an invulnerable brand in the coming years. Other notable players competing in scratch resistant glass market are Saint-Gobain, Schott AG, Guardian Industries, Nippon Electric Glass, Corning Incorporated., etc.

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Historical & Forecast Period

2016 – Historical Year

2017 – Base Year

2018-2026 – Forecast Period

Our study analyze each market segment from 2016 to 2026 with 2017 as the base year. Forecast period from 2018 to 2026 is considered for the Compounded Annual Growth Rate calculation.

Report Scope by Segments

This report provides comprehensive understanding on current market dynamics, trends, and opportunities along with quantitative as well as qualitative analysis of the global scratch resistant glass market. The report covers detailed analysis global scratch resistant glass market segmentation such as application and geography. Our objective of publishing this extensive research report is to aid market stakeholders in making informed decision and formulate their strategy in the competitive market of scratch resistant glass.

Application Segment (2016–2026; US$ Mn)

  • Smartphones
  • Tablets
  • LCD/LED
  • Automotive
  • Others (interior architecture, commercial industry, etc.)

Geography Segment (2016–2026; US$ Mn)

  • North America
    • United States
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • United Kingdom
    • France
    • Italy
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific (APAC)
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Rest of APAC
  • Latin America (LATAM)
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of LATAM
  • Middle East and Africa (MEA)
    • GCC
    • Rest of MEA

This research report covers leading continents along with major countries, profiles of major companies operating in scratch resistant glass market and their strategic developments. Our report further describes the market dynamics that includes drivers, restraints, and opportunities prevailing in the market to understand global scratch resistant glass market more explicitly. Our in-depth segmentation analysis till country level highlights revenue pockets and investment opportunities in the market.

Key questions answered in this report

  • What are the current market trends in the scratch resistant glass market and valuable opportunities for the players?
  • How the regulatory framework affects the global as well as the regional markets?
  • Which are the prominent region for investment for the players?
  • Which are the dominant players in scratch resistant glass market and their market strategies?
  • What are the main applications and new revenue pockets in scratch resistant glass market?
  • What is the market size and trend in emerging markets?

Chapter 1. Preface
1.1. Report Scope and Description
1.1.1. Purpose of the Report
1.1.2. Target Audience
1.1.3. USP and Key Offering
1.2. Research Scope
1.3. Research Methodology
1.3.1. Phase I-Secondary Research
1.3.2. Phase II-Primary Research
1.3.3. Phase III-Expert Panel Review
1.4. Market Size Estimation
1.4.1. Top Down Approach
1.4.2. Bottom Up Approach
1.5. Assumptions
1.6. Market Segmentation

Chapter 2. Executive Summary
2.1. Global Scratch Resistant Glass Market Snapshot
2.2. Global Scratch Resistant Glass Market Size (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn), by Application, 2017
2.3. Global Scratch Resistant Glass Market Size (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn), by Geography, 2017

Chapter 3. Market Overview
3.1. Introduction
3.2. Market Dynamics
3.2.1. Drivers
3.2.1.1. Emerging Demand for Scratch Resistant Glass from Automotive Electronics Application
3.2.1.2. Driver 2
3.2.2. Restraints
3.2.2.1. High Cost of Scratch Resistant Glass
3.2.2.2. Restraint 2
3.2.3. Opportunities
3.2.3.1. Extensive R&D in Various End-use Industry is Creating Immense Opportunity for Scratch Resistant Glass
3.2.3.2. Opportunity 2
3.3. Attractive Investment Proposition, by Geography, 2017
3.4. Competitive Landscape: Market Positioning of Key Players, 2017

Chapter 4. Global Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
4.1. Overview
4.1.1. Scratch Resistant Glass Market Share Analysis (Value, %), by Application, 2017 vs. 2026
4.2. Smartphones
4.3. Tablets
4.4. LCD/LED
4.5. Automotive
4.6. Others (Interior Architecture, commercial industry, etc.)

Chapter 5. Global Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Geography, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
5.1. Overview
5.1.1. Scratch Resistant Glass Market Share Analysis (Value, %), by Geography, 2017 vs. 2026
5.2. North America Scratch Resistant Glass Market Analysis, 2016 – 2026
5.2.1. North America Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
5.2.2. North America Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
5.2.2.1. U.S.
5.2.2.1.1. U.S. Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
5.2.2.2. Canada
5.2.2.2.1. Canada Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
5.3. Europe Scratch Resistant Glass Market Analysis, 2016 – 2026
5.3.1. Europe Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
5.3.2. Europe Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
5.3.2.1. Germany
5.3.2.1.1. Germany Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
5.3.2.2. U.K.
5.3.2.2.1. U.K. Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
5.3.2.3. France
5.3.2.3.1. France Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
5.3.2.4. Italy
5.3.2.4.1. Italy Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
5.3.2.5. Rest of Europe
5.3.2.5.1. Rest of Europe Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
5.4. Asia Pacific Scratch Resistant Glass Market Analysis, 2016 – 2026
5.4.1. Asia Pacific Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
5.4.2. Asia Pacific Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
5.4.2.1. China
5.4.2.1.1. China Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
5.4.2.2. Japan
5.4.2.2.1. Japan Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
5.4.2.3. India
5.4.2.3.1. India Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
5.4.2.4. Rest of APAC
5.4.2.4.1. Rest of APAC Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
5.5. Latin America Scratch Resistant Glass Market Analysis, 2016 – 2026
5.5.1. Latin America Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
5.5.2. Latin America Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
5.5.2.1. Brazil
5.5.2.1.1. Brazil Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
5.5.2.2. Mexico
5.5.2.2.1. Mexico Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
5.5.2.3. Rest of Latin America
5.5.2.3.1. Rest of Latin America Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
5.6. Middle East & Africa (MEA) Scratch Resistant Glass Market Analysis, 2016 – 2026
5.6.1. Middle East and Africa Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
5.6.2. Middle East and Africa Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Region, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
5.6.2.1. GCC
5.6.2.1.1. GCC Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
5.6.2.2. Rest of MEA
5.6.2.2.1. Rest of MEA Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)

Chapter 6. Company Profiles
6.1. Corning Incorporated
6.1.1. Business Description
6.1.2. Financial Information (Subject to data availability)
6.1.3. Application Portfolio
6.1.4. Key Developments
6.2. Asahi Glass
6.3. Nippon Electric Glass
6.4. Guardian Industries
6.5. Schott AG
6.6. Saint-Gobain
6.7. Kyocera Group
6.8. Monocrystal
6.9. Edmund Optics
6.10. Crystalwise Technology

FIG. 1 Global Scratch Resistant Glass: Research Methodology
FIG. 2 Global Scratch Resistant Glass: Market Segmentation
FIG. 3 Global Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2017 (Million Sq. Meter)
FIG. 4 Global Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2017 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 5 Global Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Geography, 2017 (Million Sq. Meter)
FIG. 6 Global Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Geography, 2017 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 7 Growth in the Share of Electronics Cost in Total Car Cost
FIG. 8 Attractive Investment Proposition, by Geography
FIG. 9 Competitive Landscape: Market positioning of key players, 2017
FIG. 10 Global Scratch Resistant Glass Market Share Analysis, by Application, 2017 vs. 2026 (Value, %)
FIG. 11 Global Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Smartphones, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
FIG. 12 Global Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Tablets, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
FIG. 13 Global Scratch Resistant Glass Market by LCD/LED, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
FIG. 14 Global Scratch Resistant Glass Market by Automotive, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
FIG. 15 Global Scratch Resistant Glass Market by Others, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
FIG. 16 Global Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Geography, 2017 vs. 2026 (Value, %)

TABLE 1 Market Snapshot: Global Scratch Resistant Glass Market Volume
TABLE 2 Market Snapshot: Global Scratch Resistant Glass Market Value
TABLE 3 Global Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter, US$ Mn)
TABLE 4 Global Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 5 Global Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Geography, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter)
TABLE 6 Global Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Geography, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 7 North America Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter)
TABLE 8 North America Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 9 North America Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter)
TABLE 10 North America Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 11 U.S. Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter)
TABLE 12 U.S. Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 13 Canada Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter)
TABLE 14 Canada Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 15 Europe Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter)
TABLE 16 Europe Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 17 Europe Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter)
TABLE 18 Europe Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 19 Germany Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter)
TABLE 20 Germany Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 21 U.K. Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter)
TABLE 22 U.K. Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 23 France Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter)
TABLE 24 France Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 25 Italy Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter)
TABLE 26 Italy Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 27 Rest of Europe Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter)
TABLE 28 Rest of Europe Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 29 Asia-Pacific Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter)
TABLE 30 Asia-Pacific Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 31 Asia-Pacific Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter)
TABLE 32 Asia-Pacific Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 33 China Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter)
TABLE 34 China Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 35 Japan Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter)
TABLE 36 Japan Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 37 India Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter)
TABLE 38 India Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 39 Rest of APAC Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter)
TABLE 40 Rest of APAC Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 41 Latin America Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter)
TABLE 42 Latin America Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 43 Latin America Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter)
TABLE 44 Latin America Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 45 Brazil Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter)
TABLE 46 Brazil Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 47 Mexico Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter)
TABLE 48 Mexico Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 49 Rest of Latin America Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter)
TABLE 50 Rest of Latin America Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 51 Middle East & Africa Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter)
TABLE 52 Middle East & Africa Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 53 Middle East & Africa Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter)
TABLE 54 Middle East & Africa Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 55 GCC Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter)
TABLE 56 GCC Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 57 Rest of Middle East & Africa Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Million Sq. Meter)
TABLE 58 Rest of Middle East & Africa Scratch Resistant Glass Market, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 59 Corning Incorporated: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Information; Application Portfolio; Key Developments)
TABLE 60 Asahi Glass: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Information; Application Portfolio; Key Developments)
TABLE 61 Nippon Electric Glass: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Information; Application Portfolio; Key Developments)
TABLE 62 Guardian Industries: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Information; Application Portfolio; Key Developments)
TABLE 63 Schott AG: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Information; Application Portfolio; Key Developments)
TABLE 64 Saint-Gobain: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Information; Application Portfolio; Key Developments)
TABLE 65 Kyocera Group: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Information; Application Portfolio; Key Developments)
TABLE 66 Monocrystal: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Information; Application Portfolio; Key Developments)
TABLE 67 Edmund Optics: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Information; Application Portfolio; Key Developments)
TABLE 68 Crystalwise Technology: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Information; Application Portfolio; Key Developments)

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